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Bancroft, Hubert Howe 1832-1918

Overview
Works: 1,515 works in 3,197 publications in 3 languages and 20,450 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Biography  Genealogy  Anecdotes  Pictorial works  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Composer, Correspondent, Interviewer, Recipient, Honoree, Editor, Collector, Signer
Classifications: F851, 979
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History of Alaska, 1730-1885 by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

482 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832-1918) moved to California from Buffalo, New York, in 1852. After a brief exposure to gold mining, he returned to the profession of bookselling, setting up shop in Crescent City. In 1856, he moved to San Francisco, where he founded H.H. Bancroft & Co., which soon became the state's premier bookseller and publisher. From 1871 to 1889, Bancroft labored on his Native races and history of the Pacific states, western Canada, and Alaska, which he published beginning in 1874, hiring qualified authors for the volumes and even sending out field workers who obtained dictated reminiscences from surviving pioneers. Literary industries: a memoir (1891) recounts his early life and experiences in California. He recounts his career as a businessman and his growing fascination with his hobbies of collecting books on Pacific Coast history and amassing the source materials for a multi-volume study of the subject. This is a book about the writing of history and preservation of source materials as well as the recollections of a leading early California businessman
The new Pacific by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

26 editions published between 1899 and 2012 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Arizona and New Mexico, 1530-1888 by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

24 editions published between 1889 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

17 editions published between 1884 and 1967 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrospection, political and personal by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

19 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles of the builders of the commonwealth : historical character study by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

75 editions published between 1891 and 2010 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographies of businessmen, miners, ranchers. industrialists, explorers, railroad men, shippers, lumber men, etc., with descriptions of their enterprises. It is a history of the development of the West
History of Utah, 1540-1886 by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

40 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Northwest Coast by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

27 editions published between 1884 and 1990 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California pioneer register and index, 1542-1848 : including Inhabitants of California, 1769-1800, and List of pioneers by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular tribunals by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

24 editions published between 1887 and 1993 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

27 editions published between 1882 and 2007 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of British Columbia, 1792-1887 by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

31 editions published between 1887 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California inter pocula by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

24 editions published between 1886 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Oregon by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

12 editions published between 1886 and 1990 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Nevada, Colorado, and Wyoming, 1540-1888 by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

24 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Central America by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

11 editions published in 1882 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Washington, Idaho, and Montana : 1845-1889 by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

27 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Native races of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft( Book )

6 editions published in 1875 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extensive anthropological, ethnographic, linguistic, archaeological, and historical work on the Indians of the North, Central, and South Americas and, in North America, as far east as the Mississippi Valley
 
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California pioneer register and index, 1542-1848 : including Inhabitants of California, 1769-1800, and List of pioneers
Alternative Names
Howe Bancroft, Hubert

Howe Bancroft Hubert 1832-1918

Hubert H. Bancroft

Hubert Howe Bancroft Amerikaans antropoloog (1832-1918)

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Languages
English (973)

Spanish (2)

Polish (1)

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The works of Hubert Howe Bancroft